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  Definition of dispel
  1. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
  2. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
Similar Words: chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, drive off, run off, disperse, dissipate, break up, scatter

 

Hyponyms: frighten, fire, clear the air, banish, shoo off, shoo, shoo away, disband

 

Grouped Verbs: rout out, drive out, force out, rouse

 

Derivational Morphology: scatter, spread, scattering, strewing, dispersion, dissipation, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion

 

 
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